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1917 01-26 The Boy Legend - Merv Corning 1917, January 26. Georges Guynemer, the boy legend of the French air force was flying a SPAD VII over Chaulnes. Although his gun was jammed, he dove a t a two-seat Albatros as if to fire. Keeping less than thirty feet behind the German, Guynemer chased it toward the French lines. all the time, the two planes were getting closer to the ground. Finally, at 300 feet, the Albatros signalled surrender and landed. The first time an airplane surrendered in…

1917 The Boy Legend - Merv Corning January Georges Guynemer, the boy legend of the French air force was flying a SPAD VII over Chaulnes. Although his gun was jammed, he dove a t a.

Great Britain's WWII De Havilland "Mosquito" Light Bomber. This cutaway poster partially reads, "This is the fastest aircraft in operational service in the world, and the Royal Air Force's 'lightning'

De Havilland 'Mosquito' Light Bomber

This cutaway poster partially reads, "This is the fastest aircraft in operational service in the world, and the Royal Air Force's 'lightning'

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bomber being towed across the Mad River Bridge to the USAF Museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio

Malta 1940-42: the Axis' air battle for Mediterranean supremacy, by Graham Turner (Junkers Ju 87B Stuka)

Malta the Axis' air battle for Mediterranean supremacy, by Graham Turner (Junkers Ju Stuka)

Mustang - The most influential weapon in the sky over Europe in WWII

Narrow Escape

Aviation art by Heinz Krebs featuring a Heinkel bomber during the Battle of Britain

The evolution of the Nazi's war planes throughout World War 2. Germany had a solid air force.

The evolution of the Nazi's war planes throughout World War Germany had a solid air force.

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